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Workplace transport hazards

As part of the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) workplace transport priority programme, there is interest in establishing the areas in which knowledge of the hazards associated with workplace transport is lacking amongst industry, as these may then be targeted for future improvements. To assist in this undertaking, the Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) was commissioned by HSE to gather baseline data on the current level of understanding regarding workplace transport hazards by British businesses, through consultations with their safety managers. A nationwide telephone questionnaire survey was conducted across a stratified sample of businesses from five major sectors of industry, seeking information on a range of issues known to be associated with workplace transport risk, as well as subsidiary questions on other inter-related workplace transport issues.

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